Researchers moving toward robotics that shift dormant pruning from an art to a science.
A firsthand account of using four pruning rules.
USApple leader Phil Glaize of Virginia stresses need for reform with current labor regulations, programs at Congressional briefing on agriculture labor crisis.
Michigan apple grower says agriculture’s future depends on Farm Bill funding.
The goal is to pick apples with the same, if not better, fruit quality than traditional harvesting.
Chelan Fresh and Borton Fruit combine; total sales volume increases by nearly half.
Now that spring has really sprung, a Washington State University expert says it’s time for apple growers to do their homework.
Nutrient management and crop quality clearly go hand in hand. But not always in the ways you might […]
Thanks to the scientific data available through gene sequencing, a graduate student unlocks the mystery parentage.
International pear conference comes to the U.S. for the first time.
Apple leaders from across the country discuss ag issues such as labor, trade, and research.
With bloom underway, the risk for fire blight and scab are high.
The ‘Royal Gala’ and ‘Braeburn’ cross is a slam-dunk winner in Apple Madness bracket tournament.
Allen named Vice President of Marketing and Wells named Director of Field Service.
Opening buds may be exposed to overwintering inoculum as temperatures begin to rise.
Some of my fondest memories on the road are at IFTA conferences.
With millions of trees going into PNW orchards, Washington State growers are betting big on ‘Cosmic Crisp’. The shift in varieties planted and more took center stage when the International Fruit Tree’s Annual Conference met in Wenatchee, WA.